Parapenaeopsis venusta De Man, 1907
Adonis shrimp
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Family:  Penaeidae (penaeid shrimps)
Max. size:  4.5 cm TL (female)
Environment:  benthic; marine; depth range 11 - 44 m
Distribution:  Western Central Pacific: Malaysia, Indonesia and Australia.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Total length: 3.7 cm to 4.5 cm (female); carapace length: 0.09 cm (male) and 0.13 cm (female) (Ref. 8). Inhabits bottom sand, shells stones and mud (Ref. 8). Members of the order Decapoda are mostly gonochoric. Mating behavior: Precopulatory courtship ritual is common (through olfactory and tactile cues); usually indirect sperm transfer (Ref. 833).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. 123251)
Threat to humans: 
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Entered by: Pan-Saniano, Marianne - 11.12.05
Modified by: Palomares, Maria Lourdes D. - 02.06.10

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